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Posts by AMY HOPE

Indoor Rock Climbing

Just because it’s hot or cold or raining outside, doesn’t mean you can’t be active!  And the indoor climbing gym is a perfect way to build muscle while skipping whatever is happening outside. PLUS!  You no longer need a partner to go to a climbing gym. Momentum Silver Street is all bouldering, no ropes.  Don’t worry,…

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Houston Greenways

“150 miles of trails. 3,000 acres of green space. A $220 million public-private partnership. One shared vision for parks that brings us closer to each other and creates equitable access for all.” from HoustonParksBoard.org  A great way to get started walking or biking is to get on one of the bayou trails.  These are pathed…

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Japanese Garden

photo credit: Hermannpark.org. “In May of 1914, Houston real estate investor and industrialist George H. Hermann announced publicly his intention of deeding to the City of Houston 285 acres of this property for a municipal park across the street from the Rice Institute and thus Hermann Park was born. A century later, Hermann Park is…

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Houston Arboretum

The Houston Arboretum is one of my favorite places inside the loop of Houston. Well maintained trails, no bikes, no running.  It’s easy to get started with a casual walk or hit all of the trails to add distance to your hike.   There is also plenty of photo opportunities. Nature landscapes, wildlife, flowers. And the…

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What to expect camping with HTXoutdoors

Ever wonder what it’s like to camp with HTXoutdoors? We’re laying it all out for you below with deets on our camping style and a summary of last year’s trip to Pace Bend.   Camping at Pace Bend In 2018, about 20 members of HTXoutdoors traveled to Pace Bend Park, just north of Austin for…

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January 2019 Event Highlights

In January, HTXoutdoors had our semi-annual open membership and we are excited to welcome everyone! Our event leaders filled the January calendar with events like hiking, socials, archery, and bouldering on the weekdays. The weekends were jam packed with visits to parks, skating, yoga, and more. Rock Pape Scissors contest at the 2nd Annual Party…

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